MAY 18 AMGEN Bike Tour of California visits historic Placerville

by Placerville Newswire / May 08, 2018 / comments

[Visit El Dorado]

Friday, May 18 at 9 AM - 12:30 PM
542 Main St, Placerville, California 95667

The Amgen Tour of California Professional Road Bike Race features 96 women and 125 men, including Olympic medalists and world champions. The race challenges the world’s top professional cycling teams to compete along demanding courses that traverses hundreds of miles of California’s iconic highways, byways and coastlines each spring. This year’s route runs right through Placerville’s downtown core. Placerville’s patriotism and pride will be on display as merchants decorate their windows and open their doors early for race day.

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Pre-Race Fun

9:00am – Slow Bicycle Race – open to all ages – The last one across the finish line wins!

9:30am – Kid’s Bike Parade – decorate their bikes, trikes or unicycles and put them on parade.

10:00am – Free Ride on Main – Hop on your bike and take advantage of the street closure with freestyle pedaling on Main Street.

Free Bike Valet

9am – 12:30pm - Round Table Parking Lot 512 Main St Placerville Drop off your bike in a safe spot so you are free to enjoy the event.

8:00am-12:00pm Main Street to Sacramento Street to Bedford will be closed to automobiles but open to pedestrians and bicycles